Chemical formula: C₆H₆N₂O₃ Molecular mass: 154.125 g/mol PubChem compound: 5310993
Acipimox inhibits the release of fatty acids from adipose tissue and reduces the blood concentrations of very low density lipoproteins (VLDL or Pre-beta) and low density lipoproteins (LDL or beta) with a subsequent overall reduction in triglyceride and cholesterol levels.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
Acipimox is an active ingredient of these brands:
Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.
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